Thelma June Fahrenbrink, 87, of Bunceton passed away Friday morning September 9, 2011 at her home.


Thelma June Fahrenbrink, 87, of Bunceton passed away Friday morning September 9, 2011 at her home.

 Visitation for Thelma will be Tuesday Morning September 13th at Zion Lutheran Church in Lone Elm from 9:30 to 11:00a.m. Funeral services will follow at 11:00a.m.with Pastor Paul Weisenborn officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Thelma June Fahrenbrink was born July 15, 1924 the daughter of Louis Heidmann and Thelma McCoy Heidemann.  She married John Howard Fahrenbrink on October 4, 1958 at Zion Lutheran Church in Lone Elm. Thelma was confirmed and a member of the Zion Lutheran Church. Thelma worked as a long distance operator for Southwestern Bell in St. Louis before she married John and moving to Bunceton to be on the farm. She loved to plant flowers and always had a superb looking flower garden. Her son’s Russ and Jon would take an annual ski trip to Colorado. Thelma looked forward to the trip every year and had a wonderful time.

Thelma is preceded in death by her parents and her husband. She is survived by her sons; Russell Fahrenbrink and Jonathan Fahrenbrink of the home. Her brothers; Louis Heidemann of Bellville, IL and Glenn Heidemann of St. Louis, MO. Also surviving are her sisters; Helen Eagle of St. Louis, MO and Bonnie Paschedag of Granite City, IL.
Memorials are suggested to the Zion Lutheran Church.